Director of Manufacturing – Cell & Gene CDMO – USA

Posted 25 October 2021
Salaryup to $220,000
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
DisciplineCDMO & CMO
Contact NameOllie Masson

Job description

Mantell Associates are currently partnered with one of the most exciting Cell & Gene CDMO’s in the Large Molecule market. This organisation develops and manufactures for next generation Viral Vector Therapeutics and are experiencing rapid growth due to early success with planned double headcount growth for 2022.

 Our client are now seeking an experienced Head of Manufacturing to join their talented team and operate as a #2 to the Site Head. This person will be taking over the Site Head’s role in the near future so will need to be driven and motivated to join a fast paced environment.

Head of Manufacturing – Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of GMP manufacturing operations

  • Lead continued buildout and facilities expansion to ensure best in class set-up

  • Lead and build a team of highly capable manufacturing personnel

  • Implement and maintain highest possible standards within production

  • Contribute to the organisations continued growth by providing outstanding manufacturing services to clients

Head of Manufacturing – Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree minimum in Biology or any Life Sciences related discipline

  • 10 years’ experience within Biopharmaceutical manufacturing

  • 5 years’ experience within GMP

  • 5 year’s leadership experience within leadership or managerial positions

  • Previous CDMO experience is not a must although require an understanding of CDMO & service focused mindset

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Executive Search organisation. For more information on this role, contact Ollie Masson on +44 (0)20 3778 0990 or